Three Magic Words

Three Magic Words

3 Magic Words you can’t forget if you want to Rock Your Jeans! Our Rock Your Jeans Challenge is off to a successful start at Ellipse Fitness heading into week three. One of the lessons we teach the Rock Your Jeans Challengers is to get rid of the junk that doesn’t support the goal in front of them! “Thanks, I’ll pass”  These three words will be extremely powerful to your results and […]

Sunday Brunch Casserole from Ellipse Fitness

This is a great recipe to make ahead when serving breakfast to a crowd!  The Canadian bacon is a smart choice verses regular bacon as Canadian Bacon has about only 10 calories and a ½ gram of fat per slice.  Regular bacon has about 35 calories per slice and 4 grams of fat!   Sunday Brunch Casserole 6     Slices Canadian Bacon 1     Small Onion, chopped 1     Small Green Pepper, chopped […]

Ellipse Fitness Neenah Participates in Oshkosh Corp Health Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oshkosh, WI. – September 27, 2012 – Ellipse Fitness recently participated in a health fair for Oshkosh Corporation.  This is part of the company’s strategy to promote health and wellness and build relationships with local employers in Appleton, Green Bay, Neenah and Oshkosh, WI.  This is the third corporate event the company has participated in since July.  Ellipse was invited by Oshkosh Corporation directly after being recommended […]

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Most adults need 3 hours of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep in order to avoid sleep deprivation and to function normally.   Add to that another 3 to 4 hours to reach the REM state of sleep after first lying down, and you have a total need of 6 to 8 hours of sleep per night, on average. Keep in mind that quantity of sleep doesn’t necessarily guarantee quality.  You may […]

Ellipse Fitness Provides Free Boot Camp for McClone Insurance in Menasha, WI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Ellipse Fitness Provides Free Boot Camp for McClone Insurance in Menasha, WI Ellipse Fitness recently provided a complementary boot camp for employees of McClone Insurance in Menasha.  The event was done in conjunction with the Warrior Princess Mud Run for which both McClone Insurance and Ellipse Fitness are corporate sponsors. Menasha, WI. – September 17, 2012 – Ellipse Fitness recently provided a complimentary boot camp for employees […]

Look in the Mirror… Lion or a Kitten?

I am always amazed by the various FACEBOOK posts on “TABATA” days :). People of all fitness levels – for some this is their first workout of this magnitude in their lives—others marathon runners who have done a few “hill intervals” in their day!   When it’s over—no matter who you are—YOU ARE PROUD! Recently, we discussed being very careful not to “let out” that it was a Tabata day, as […]

Chocolate Whey Protein Cookies from Ellipse Fitness

Chocolate Whey Protein Cookie 6     Egg Whites 1 ¾ Cup Oatmeal 2     Tsp. Splenda Brown Sugar 1     Tsp. vanilla extract ½    Cup Un-sweetened Apple Sauce 4     Scoops Chocolate (or vanilla) Whey Protein Powder 2     Dashes cinnamon 1     Tsp. Olive Oil 1     Tsp. Maple Extract ½    Cup Raisins (optional) Directions:  Pre-heat oven to 325, mix all ingredients together, and divide into 12 cookies.  Bake for 20 minutes. Servings:  12 (1 cookie […]

Which First? Weights or Cardio?

At Ellipse, we design our workouts to take care of the cross training for you by providing both weight lifting and cardio training at intervals that are safe and effective for your overall health and fitness. We understand that many of our members enjoy going for a brisk walk, bike ride, playing tennis or going for a run, especially during these warm summer months.  The question becomes, should you still […]